Current Commissioners


James J. Sullivan, Jr


On July 22, 2019 James J. Sullivan, Jr. was sworn in as Chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. Commissioner Sullivan was first sworn in as a Commissioner on August 28, 2017.

Prior to being appointed by President Donald Trump to a seat on the Commission, he was a shareholder with Cozen O'Connor and a partner with Pepper Hamilton and a shareholder with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. His practice focused on labor and employment law and workplace safety and health matters. He is a former management co-chair of the American Bar Association Committee on Occupational Safety & Health Law and from 2000 to 2002, Mr. Sullivan served as Vice-President of Labor and Employment Law and Deputy General Counsel for Comcast.

Mr. Sullivan graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. in Labor and Employment Relations, cum laude, in 1977 and received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center in 1980. His honors and awards include Best Lawyers in America, 2012 – 2017, and Client Choice Award Winner, 2015.

Professional Affiliations: Labor and Employment Section Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Law American Bar Association, former management co-chair

Civic Affiliations: Former Board Member, Brandywine Red Clay Alliance Former Board Member, Pennsylvania State University, School of Labor and Employment Relations, Alumni Program Group Former Board Member, National Kidney Foundation of Southeastern Pennsylvania